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Seawise Giant
( Biggest Ship Ever, After Reconstruction )
See also : The air attack on the Seawise Giant & "Jahre Viking" at Keppel Shipyard, Singapore & Knock Nevis &  Mont  &  Oppama
See also : Model of the "Seawise Giant"
 
"Seawise Giant", on sea trails, before se was lengthened.
 
"Seawise Giant", on sea trails, before se was lengthened.
 
"Seawise Giant", here being lengthened at the Sumitomo shipyard.
"Seawise Giant" on sea trials after she was lengthened.
( Photo thanks to Toby Young )
The world largest ship, the 564,763 dwt Norwegian tanker Jahre Viking to be converted to FSO - DN.

The Norwegian business Dagens Næringsliv paper reports First Olsen Tankers has written a letter of intent
with Maersk Oil Qatar with regard to using the 564,763 dwt Norwegian 1979 built ULCC Jahre Viking as a FSO.
The contract is for three years with an option for Maersk Oil for further two years.
The contract period is expected to start Juni/Juli 2004.
"Seawise Giant".
( Photo thanks to Toby Young )
"Seawise Giant" on sea trials after she was lengthened.
( Copyright reserved )
 
Photo in a newspaper when the "Seawise Giant" was cut in two, for lengthening.
( Thanks to Jullian Lelliott )

The Miramar Ship Index for
OPPAMA
IDNo / IMO
7381154
Year
1976
Name
OPPAMA
Flag
LBR
Owner
[ Laid down for Greek owners, who refused delivery, caused by steamturbines vibrations,
launched unnamed & laid up on completion, she was first shown in Loyds Registers as PORTHOS, then OPPAMA. Sold and commissioned 12/1979 ]
Type
Tanker
Tons
189110
DWT
418610
LOA
376,70
LPP
358,00
Beam
68,90
Dept
29,80
Draft
24,61
Machinery
1ST-16
kW
36778
ShipDesign
ULCC
Builder
Sumitomo Shipbuilding & Mach., Co., Ltd.
Yard
Yokosuka
Yard No
1016
Country built
JPN
Keel
????
Launch
04.09.1975
Completed
26.03.1976
Subsequent History
Launched as PORTHOS, build & laid up as OPPAMA - Sumitomo H.I. Yard, for own account
12.1979 Sold as SEAWISE GIANT] - Universal Petroleum Carriers Inc.
[1980 Lengthened 458.5 / 440.0 m, 238558 grt / 564739 dwt]
1989 HAPPY GIANT - Norman Intnl A/S
[1991 rebuilt 260851 grt ]
1991 JAHRE VIKING - K/S Jahre Viking
2004 KNOCK NEVIS - First Olsen Tankers
2009 MONT - ????
End
2009
Disposal Data
Scrapped at Alang 21.12.2009 & beached 22.12.2009. ( By Gujarat’s Alang-Sosiya )